March 29, 2007

WR hurt, Shannon makes team run

* WR Lance Leggett injured his right knee toward the end of practice today and hobbled to the locker room with an ice bag around it. There is no word yet on the severity of the injury.
If he's out the remainder of the spring it will leave UM with only three healthy scholarship receivers: Sam Shields, Khalil Jones and Ryan Hill.

* Coach Randy Shannon wasn't happy with a defensive breakdown during practice today.

So he gathered the team together.

And had them run.

Something else Shannon wasn't happy with today: After a long touchdown grab by Khalil Jones, Jones celebrated by tossing the ball up in the air. That would merit a 15-yard penalty. But Shannon had his own punishment: Jones stayed on the field after practice for additional work.

"We had a hard practice," cornerback Randy Phillips said. "But all is well at the end of the day."

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